Magistrate Gives RipOffReport Split Decision, Still May Be Prosecuted

Magistrate Gives RipOffReport Split Decision, Still May Be Prosecuted In January, Xcentric Ventures, LLC, operator of RipOffReport.com (“ROR”), filed a federal lawsuit in Iowa seeking to block further investigation of its activities by Sac County, Iowa District Attorney Ben Smith.  Smith had indicted one ROR operative, Darren Meade, for witness tampering and other charges.  …

RipOffReport Files Civil Rights Action Against Sac County Prosecutor in Desperate Move

RipOffReport Files Civil Rights Action Against Sac County Prosecutor Desperate Move to Prevent Indictment of Founder Ed Magedson RipOffReport.com, the infamous smear site that has been called “mechanized defamation” and compared to “social waterboarding,” has filed a civil rights action against an Iowa county prosecutor in what appears to be a desperate attempt to prevent the indictment…

Tiny Sac County Indicts RipOffReport.com Operative Darren Meade

As reported earlier, Ben Smith, District Attorney for Sac County, Iowa, had launched an investigation into potential witnesses tampering and extortion committed by, on behalf of and/or at the direction of RipOffReport.com.  (See Tiny Iowa County Takes on the King of Online Defamation)  Today, Sac County issued its first indictment to Darren Meade for multiple counts of…